Midsummer Carnival Ball Sat 26 Jun. 8pm—2am. IL I 2 (£9). Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place. info 287 55| I. Slip on your camival costume for this lively night of salsa. samba and a taste of the Caribbean. Live music and DJ s as well as a feast of Caribbean food and prizes for the best costume. Summer in the Square Sat 26 & Sun
27 Jun: Sat I0am—5pm. Sun IIam-5pm. Free. George Square. info 287 5429. Glasgow Council pull out all the stops for tltis weekend of fiiti in the square. See photo caption.
Paintings 0n Railings Sat 26 at Sun 27 Jun. l0am—6pm. Free. Botanic Gardens Railings. Queen Margaret Drive. 34| 0844. As the name suggests. paintings will be on exhibition on the railings of the Botanic Gardens. They cant be viewed. perused and discussed at your leisure and. if you are feeling lIush. maybe even purchased.
Scottish Graduate Recruitment 1999 Mon 28 8: Tue 29 Jun: Mon I Iain-6pm. Tue l0am--4pni. Free. SECC Finnieston Quay. 287 7777. A chance to ptit all that studying to use and rub shoulders with futureemployers and impress them with all those letters after your name.
Doors Open Day in the South Sat 26 .lun. l0am--4pm. l-‘i'ee. Various venues. 22l 606 l. A rare opportunity to see behind the normally closed doors of I00 buildings. See photo caption.
Days Out Lord Provost's Procession Sat 26 Jun. noon. Free. Blythswood Square to
A glimpse behind the Doors Open Day In The
George Square. 946 8 l 8 I. The annual Lord Provost‘s Procession will make its way through the town to the City Chambers. Co-ordinated by the Scottish Carnival Arts Consortium this year‘s event should be livelier than nonnal.
Wild Orchid Foray Tue 6 Jul. 9.30am. £I0. Mugdock Country Park. 334 2422. Meet at Kibble Palace in the Botanic Gardens to be taken on an expedition to Mugdock Country Park and the Lennox Forest to study native orchid populations and other wild flowers. Whatever you do. don’t forget your wellies and waterproofs.
Definitely . . . Dusty Thu 24 Jun. It)pm. £9. Alaska. I42 Bath Street. 576 4526. Art evening of tributes to Dusty Springfield with Ready Steady Go! pop quizzes. Dusty lookalike competitions. Dusty hairdos. Dusty impersonators and DJs playing Dusty's music as well as other 60s sounds. All proceeds go to Breast Cancer Research so get yourself Dustylied and get on down. Cornerstone Church Crawls Sat 26 Jun. IO.45am. Free. New Govan Parish Church. Meet at New Govan Parish Church tojoin this unique walk round some ofGlasgow's churches via St Anthony's RC Church. St Constantine's RC Church. Linthouse St Kenneth's Parish Church and ending tip at Old Govan Parish Church.
introducing . . . the hardcore Sun 27 Jun. 3—4pm. Free. Yang. 3| Queen Street. 248 8484. A short seven-minute trailer of a drama documentary made about Glasgow's Saturday afternoon under- eighteen discos. Understand the phenomenon of the clubs and meet the people that live for them.
Whose doors are open? The doors are being opened of nearly 100 buildings on the Southside of the city. These include House For An Art Lover (above), the St Francis Centre and Alexander 'Greek’ Thomson’s Double Villa.
What can we see? Apart from seeing insrde these glorious establishments, you will also be able to take gtiided tours and listen to talks about the history. the desgners and the architects of the buildings.
What about the rest of the city? Don't panic, you wrll be able to see your favourite buddings in the City Centre and West End in September.
Doors Open Day In The South. Sat 26 Jun, 10am-4pm. Free. Various venues,
info 221 6061.
Perugia - A Rehearsed Reading Wed 30 Jun. 7.30pm. Free. James Arnott Theatre. Gilmorehill Centre. 9 University Avenue. 0700 022 9288. A sneak preview of Bernard MacLaverty's screenplay which tells the story of the first man brave enough to steal the Mona Lisa. The reading follows a five-day workshop with professional actors led by Tony Smith. director of BBC‘s Tutti Frat/i.
Art Gallery 8: Museum, Kelvingrove Argyle Street. 287 2699. Mon—Sat l0am-5pm; Sun I lam-5pm. Free. This fine example of late Victorian architecture houses a permanent collection of work by such names as Rembrandt. Botticelli. Whistler and Cadell. plus numerous historical artefacts and animal displays. Also on show Foot/s Design & Culture, Going Out In Style and Scottish [.(IIl(/.\'('(l])(’. See Art listings page 87.
2060 Pollokshaws Road. 649 7 l5 l. Mon-Sat I0am-5pm; Sun lIam—Spm. Free. Sir William Burrell’s world famous collection of beautiful art objects from around the globe. housed in a specially designed. award-winning building. Also on show Mies Van Der Ro/ie. See Art listings page 87.
Cathedral Street. 552 8 I98. Mon—Fri 9.30am- I pm & 2-6pm; Sun 2—5pm. Free. A stone-built church has stood on this site since I I36 and the lower church contains the shrine of St Mungo. who died in 603; however most of the present building dates from the I3th or l5th centuries. the most notable exception being the stained-glass windows. renowned as one of the fittest post-war collections in the country.
61-63 Netherlee Road. Cathcart. 637 2129. Daily I.30—5.30pm. £3.20 (£2.20). Designed by the famed I9th century architect. Alexander 'Greek' Thomson. this house is an excellent example of his classical style. Investigation is also underway to recover the original interior decoration.
House For An Art Lover
Bellahouston Park. I0 Dumbreck Road. 353 4773. £3.50 (£2.50). For opening times. call info line 0I4l 353 4449. Art Lover‘s Cafe and Shop open I0am—5pm daily. Initially designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh fora competition in l90l. this unﬁnished work has been completed by modern- day architects and designers in true Mackintosh style. Also on show Lav Ngo K our and First Season. See Art listings page 87.
Hunterian Art Gallery
University ofGlasgow. 82 Hillhead Street. 330 543 I. Mon-Sat 9.30am-5pm. Free. Home to the university's collection of ﬂat art and sculpture as well as changing exhibitions. the gallery also features a recreation of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Glasgow house which contains a host of original furnishings. Also on show Celebration — 7241 Years of Collecting l989—l999. See Art listings page 87.
University Avenue. 330 422 I. Mon—Sat 9.30am—5pm. Free. Dating from I807. the Hunterian is Scotland’s oldest public museum - it lost its artworks in I980 with the opening of the purpose-built art gallery in the grounds. but it is still home to a collection of the university's treasures. Also on show The Animal Construction Companv. See Art Listings page 87.
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People's Palace 8t Winter Garden Glasgow Green. 554 0223. Mon—Sat I0am—5pm: Sun l lam—5pm. Glasgow‘s best-loved institution has recently undergone a major facelift to celebrate its centenary year. The new displays are set out thematically with subjects including The Patter. Visions ()j'T/ie Citv and Crime And Punishment. Also on show The Britannia l’tllltllllft’ttll. See Art listings page 87.
Scotland Street School Museum Museum Of Education. 225 Scotland Street. 429 I202. Mon—Sat I0am—5pm; Sun 2—5pm. Free. Designed in I904 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and now home to archive material on education iii Scotland from I872 onwards. Also on show Future .S‘vstems. See Art listings page 87.
Scotland's Secret Bunker
Crown Buildings. nr. Crail. Fife. (H 333 3l()3()l. Daily I0am—5ptn. £5.95 (£3.25-£4.95). What looks like your common or garden farm house from the surface in fact hid one of the country's best kept secrets for over 40 years. If the UK had cotne under nuclear attack. the fortified labyrinth underneath would have become the central command centre for government and military chiefs. Due to the cooling-off of the nuclear threat this bunker is now open to the public.
Atlas Square. Ayr Street. 557 I405. Tue—Fri l0.30am—5pm; Sat I0am-4.3()pm. Free. By use of photographs and artefacts. arts and crafts. the museum brings to life the social and industrial history of the north ofGlasgow illustrated by two permanent exhibitions Made In The North and Springburn I’ark. l’esten/av. 'Iot/av And 'Iontorrou'.
present Cut from the Cloth
To celebrate the Cut from the Cloth season of Asian arts. Paisley Arts Centre are offer- ing five free pairs of tickets to see Rizwan-Muazam Qawwali Group on
TUESDAY 29TH JUNE AT 7.30PM.
This is an exclusive chance to see the youngest and most exciting group to emerge from Pakistan. Direct from the WOMAD festival.
this is theit only Scottish date.
Tickets go to the first five couples to who show a copy of
at the PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE BOX OFFICe.
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